Frequently Asked Questions
Master of Education Program (M.Ed.)
There is no set deadline for the application to be submitted; open enrollment is permitted. However, students are encouraged to apply the semester before enrollment intent.
No, the programs are different; however, many classes required for certification are included in specific programs. A person may receive certification if they complete all requirements for certification.
Yes, there are many professional organizations; some of them are Phi Delta Kappa, Association of Supervision and Curriculum Development, Texas Elementary Principal's Association, Council of Exceptional Child, International Reading Association, Texas State Reading Association, Texas Association of Secondary School Principals Association.
Six graduate hours will be accepted from another regionally accredited institution with approval from the M.Ed. Program Director and the Registrar.
All faculty hold a terminal degree, years of experience, and certification in the areas taught.
The maximum class size is 20; however, sometimes classes are under 20 providing a more personalized approach.
No, you do not need an education-related undergraduate degree to enter the master's program.
Many teachers begin to take advanced courses for a master's program during the time they are teaching. When the administrative opportunity presents itself, the teacher will then be prepared.
The College of Education looks for applicants with the desire to be involved in educational issues and desire to search for answers with appropriate investigations and research. Also, the College of Education views favorably those who desire to research and write in the field.
Page last updated September 27, 2018